Palermo, Sicily

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Although a province of Italy, the autonomous region of Sicily has its own flag (which flies below the Italian national flag).  The Sicilian flag has two equal triangles representing its two municipalities–Palermo (red) and Corleone (yellow).  The Trinacria symbol of three bent legs represents the triangular shape of the island and the winged head of MedusaRead more

Corfu, Greece

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The flag of Greece is one of the most recognizable flags among all nations of the world.  The white cross represents the Greek Orthodox religion of the nation, while the blue and white colours symbolize the surrounding seas and white waves.  The nine stripes represent the nine letters in the Greek word for freedom. ARead more

Vatican City

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The flag of the Vatican City sovereign city-state is depicted with equal gold and white vertical bands with a coat of arms in the white band.  The coat of arms consists of a gold key crossed over a silver key.  The keys symbolize the Keys to Heaven (given to St. Peter by Jesus) and haveRead more

Mykonos, Greece

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The flag of Greece is one of the most recognizable flags among all nations of the world.  The white cross represents the Greek Orthodox religion of the nation, while the blue and white colours symbolize the surrounding seas and white waves.  The nine stripes represent the nine letters in the Greek word for freedom. A Day inRead more

Santorini

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The flag of Greece is one of the most recognizable flags among all nations of the world.  The white cross represents the Greek Orthodox religion of the nation, while the blue and white colours symbolize the surrounding seas and white waves.  The nine stripes represent the nine letters in the Greek word for freedom. Incredible Santorini! — TheRead more